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Table 1 Clinical features of oropharyngeal SCCs

From: Histological subtypes and characteristic structures of HPV-associated oropharyngeal carcinoma; study with Japanese cases

  Total % HPV-OPC % nHPV-OPC % P value
(n = 66) (n = 31)   (n = 35)
Sex        
  Male 44 66.7 21 47.7 23 52.3 NS
  Female 22 33.3 10 45.5 12 54.5
Agea 66(37–90) 66.5( 43–87) 67.0(37–90) NS
Tobaccob        
  (-) 29 43.9 13 44.8 16 55.2 NS
  (+) 37 56.1 18 48.6 19 51.4
Alcoholb        
  (-) 29 43.9 12 41.4 14 58.6 NS
  (+) 37 56.1 19 51.4 21 48.6
Sitec        
  Lat 50 75.6 27 54.0 23 46.0 NS
  Ant 11 16.7 4 36.4 7 63.6
  Post 3 4.5 0 0.0 3 100.0
  Sup 2 3.2 0 0.0 2 100.0
Stage        
  I/II 11 16.7 6 54.5 5 45.5 NS
  III/IV 55 83.3 25 45.5 30 54.5
  1. aAge: mean and range in parenthesis are shown
  2. bTobacco and alcohol: (-), never; (+), ever and current
  3. cTumor site: Lat, lateral wall; Ant, anterior wall; Post, posterior wall; Sup, superior wall.